Search 123 : Display Web User Policy
Updated as of 21st December, 2009
Welcome to Search123.com, part of Brainbox Digital Limited. (hereinafter 'Search123', 'we' or 'us').
Acceptance of Terms
Information Not Collected - PII
We do not collect personally identifiable information (data collected with an intention to identify and contact a person such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) (hereinafter 'PII').
Information Collected - non PII
The non-personally identifiable information we collect may include as an example, IP address, browser types, operating systems, domain names, access dates and times, referring website addresses, online transactions and browsing and search activity.
We may use your Non-PII ('Information') for the following general purposes: enhancement of our services, marketing, and to more effectively match advertisements and website content to your interests.
Sharing your Information
We may share your Information with third party service providers we have contracted with, Brainbox Digital Limited. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, including third party marketing partners, business partners and our clients.
We use reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your data.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
As part of our on-going efforts to ensure the best possible experience for all recipients we may use log files, web beacons and cookies to collect data from browsers, advertiser and third party sites (?Sites?) to aggregate Information. The Information collected is used for marketing purposes, enables us to determine which advertisements perform well, allows us to more effectively match advertisements and website content to your interests, assists us in improving the operation of our services, helps us to maintain the quality of our services, enhances our services to our business partners and clients and enables us to provide general statistics to our business partners and clients regarding use of Search 123services.
?Log files? track actions occurring on Sites and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, click data and types of advertisements viewed.
?Image requests? or ?web beacons? can transmit information used to track your data, which may include the navigation of a website or collection of sites, the completion of transactions, submittal of applications and browsing behaviour. This information is written to cookies.
There are two classes of Cookies based on how long they remain on your system: (i) ?Session Cookies? are used only during your visit to the Sites and are erased once you close your browser, and (ii) ?Persistent Cookies? remain on your browser for 2 years from your last visit to the Sites and enable us to remember you on subsequent visits to the Sites and provide more relevant content to you on such Sites.
A useful resource on understanding Cookies may be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
Information Shared by Search123
In the event that Search123 is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from you as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your Information is treated, transferred, or used.
Information Collected by Third Party Sites.
PROCESSING AND STORING YOUR DATA
The European Union ("EU") maintains strict privacy laws. These rules differ significantly from the laws of the United States of America (?US?). To reconcile these differences, the US and the EU have created a safe harbor (?Safe Harbor?) that defines mutually acceptable privacy operations. For more information see www.export.gov/safeharbor.
Search123 employs appropriate measures to ensure the security of all Information and we routinely evaluate our practices to identify security threats or opportunities for the improvement of our services. No transmission of information is guaranteed to be completely secure. Unauthorised entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise data security. You acknowledge and agree to assume this risk when communicating with us.
Search123 is very sensitive to the issue of the privacy rights or children. Search123 Websites and services generally are neither developed for, nor directed at, children. We never collect or maintain information on our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13 years of age.
Published: 25th May 2012.
What is a cookie?
Our Cookies Policy
Here is a list of all the cookies that are set and how we use them:
Session Cookies are used only during your visit to the Sites and are erased once you close your browser;
Persistent Cookies remain on your browser for a period of time, usually for several years from your last visit to the Sites and enable us to remember you on subsequent visits to the Sites and provide more relevant content to you on such Sites.
Anonymous analytics cookies: every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie. This cookie can tell us whether or not the site you are viewing has been visited before. It allows us to track such things as how many individual users we have and which browsers users are utilising.
Member area/Registration cookies: when you register with Brainbox Digital, we generate cookies that represent whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies to note which account you are signed in with, and where applicable if you are allowed access to a particular service.
Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Type (Session/Persistent)||Expiration (if persistent)||Origination (1st party,3rd party)||Data stored in cookie||Use of cookie|
|s123us||Session||30 minutes||3rd party||time,publisher account originated, ip address||Contains the ID link that allows us to correlate with clickthru's and identify fraud|
|ksa||persistent||2 years||3rd party||opt-out info||Communicates to us that the user has chosen to opt-out|
MANAGING YOUR COOKIES
Changing your cookie settings
How can I control my cookies and how do I turn cookies off?
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. We have provided a helpful way to do this in the outline below. Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance and prompt you every time a cookie is sent to you or to allow you to choose not to receive cookies at all. If you wish to block cookies, please follow the relevant instructions. Take care to ensure that the instructions you select match the type and version of your browser software:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Select 'Tools' from the main task bar then 'Internet Options'
- Click on the 'Privacy' tab
- Choose the level of cookie security you want, ranging from Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low and Accept All Cookies
- For more detailed information on these options under Internet Explorer,please click on one of the links below.
- Click on the Spanner icon and select 'Setting' from the drop down list
- Click on the 'Show Advanced Settings' link
- Click on the 'Content Settings' button under 'Privacy' heading
- Change the cookie setting to 'Block sites from setting any data'
- Click on the 'Ok' button under
- Click on the 'Close' icon on the tab
- Select 'Tools' from the main task bar then 'Options'
- Click on the 'Privacy' panel
- Under the 'Cookie' section uncheck 'Accept cookies from sites' option
- Select 'Settings' from the main task bar then 'Preferences'
- Click on the 'Advanced' panel then 'Cookies'
- Click on 'Never accept cookies'
- Click on 'OK'
- Click on the 'Tools' button from the main task bar then 'Preferences'
- Click on the 'Security' panel
- Under the 'Accept Cookies' section click on 'Never'
- Click on the 'X' in the top right corner to close box
To enable cookies
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet: For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option
All other browsers
Please consult your documentation or online help files.
Further information about cookies
If you would like to learn more about cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
If you would like to find out more, you may find the following links useful:
- The IAB has provided the following website:youronlinechoices.eu
- For more detailed information about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Search123.
Our mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because this website wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices.
This website has agreed to notify you of:
- What personally identifiable information of yours is collected from you through the website
- The organization collecting the information
- How the information is used
- With whom the information may be shared
- What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under Search 123?s control
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection and Use
Members of the Search123Network include publishers and advertisers involved in advertising campaign transactions. Member information collected includes personally identifiable information that is necessary to conduct business, such as name, phone number, and email address. Payments made to and from Search123 require the collection of personally identifiable information that may include credit card numbers and bank account information. Phone numbers may be used to contact Members for sales or inventory acquisition purposes. All Member information is collected, modified and stored in a password protected environment. This information is used for service, contact, billing and accounts payable purposes. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to non-Brainbox Digital entities. All Member information collection is explicit, voluntary, manually entered by the Member, and can be opted-out.
Cookies are used to simplify Member login and to facilitate secure navigation through the password protected areas of the website. Members who choose to reject all cookies may have difficulty navigating the password protected areas of the website depending on the nature of their connection (dynamic IP, proxy server, etc.).
Member information is not shared with any third party outside Search123 and its affiliated companies within Brainbox Digital, except for that necessary to conduct business, such as supplemental feed partners. The security of Member information is crucial to our success in the highly competitive field of online advertising.
We record the IP address of new Members at sign-up. This can assist in administering the website and Member accounts, designed to enhance the Member experience. This information is part of the secure member database and is password protected.
This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Search123 is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
This website employs industry standard security measures to ensure the security of all data. Any data that is stored on our servers is treated as proprietary and confidential and is not available to the public. We have an internal security policy with respect to the confidentiality of customer and other data, allowing access only to those employees or third parties who have a need to know such information for the purpose of effectively delivering our products and services by means of user login and password requirements. We routinely evaluate our data security practices to identify security threats or opportunities for improvement.
No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Brainbox Digital to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your PII, Brainbox Digital cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You acknowledge and assume this risk when communicating with a Brainbox Digital Network company.
Members Email List
Our Member email list is used for administrative purposes only. We send all new Members a welcoming email to verify password and user name.
Site and Service Updates
We may send Members website and service announcement updates by email. Members are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We communicate with Members to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a Member's personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address) we provide several ways for a Member to correct or update their personal information. The following options are provided:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact your account manager
If a Member no longer desires our service we provide two ways to remove that Member's personal data from being live in our system. All requests to remove a Member from our system will be verified prior to removal to insure the proper identity of the requester.
The following options are provided:
- Email: email@example.com
- Contact your account manager
Notification of Changes
DATA PROCESSING/SAFE HARBOR
The European Union ("EU") maintains strict privacy laws. These rules differ significantly from US laws. To reconcile these differences, the US and the EU have created a Safe Harbor that defines mutually acceptable privacy operations. For more information see www.export.gov/safeharbor.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can send correspondence to the following address: Jayne Taberner, Country Manager, Search 123, Search 123, Hill Place House, 55a High Street, Wimbledon, London SW19 5BA, United Kingdom.